HealthTech Europe Festival
CELEBRATING EUROPE'S HEALTHCARE STARS AND STARTUPS
15 JUNE 2021 | START 10 am CET
VIRTUAL from anywhere in the world
The Festival 21
An interactive one-day digital event that brings together:
decision makers and
brightest minds as speakers
from the MEDICAL, LIFE SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY sectors
For discovering how blended technology and innovation will
SHAPE THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Born in 1987 in Paris Stanislas Niox-Chateau first played tennis, before a severe back injury led him to focus on its studies and then on entrepreneurship. After graduating from HEC, School of Management, he co-founded Otium, a group of 6 software and internet societies. Stan co-founded Doctolib in late 2013. In merely 8 years, Doctolib has become the e-health European leader and aims at contributing to create medical practices and hospitals of the future, and at improving the patient’s carepath. Doctolib is now a team of 1 700 doctolibers, serving 170 000 healthcare professionals in more than 40 cities in France and Germany. 70 million patients visit Doctolib websites every month.
CO-FOUNDER OF DOCTORALIA, part of DOCPLANNER GROUP
Dr. Frederic Llordachs, MD with MBA, specialized in New business in Healthcare industries and Innovative internet-based services. He has experience with healthcare insurance, and healthcare management, and is interested in medical tourism, innovation in medical devices and new ICT-based healthcare services.
Dr. Llordachs is cofounder of the eHealth start-up Doctoralia, now part of the Docplanner Group, the largest global platform for healthcare search and accessibility. He also helps to grow and start other digital projects from Barcelona Health Hub with Braincats Consulting like the medical e-commerce Clinicpoint, the AI customer service Universal Customer, or the telemedicine & home care platform for chronic patients control as a service Doctivi.
Angela is a Partner with McKinsey & Company in London and a member of McKinsey’s European Healthcare leadership. She advises national health systems, hospitals and digital innovators on value-based care, digital health and advanced analytics.
In her global role Angela led McKinsey’s Advanced Analytics team for patients with chronic conditions, advising leading US health insurers, Medicaid programmes and private hospitals, and she also led the McKinsey LATAM Healthcare Practice in 2013-17.
Angela holds an M.Phil. (distinction) and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, as an Onassis Foundation and Cambridge European Trust Scholar.
She is a member of the London School of Economics Audit & Risk Committee, a Board member of Action on Addiction UK, former Chair of the Board of Kids’ City Foundation, and an Advisory Board Member of Healthcare Business International.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Thomas is the CEO and Co-Founder at Owkin, a French-American startup which specialises in AI and Federated Learning for Oncology. It’s multidisciplinary team of 100 people has expertise in the analysis of real-world data and experience leveraging advanced machine learning technologies on multimodal cohorts to develop solutions to optimize drug developmaent and improve patient care. Thomas leads medical research and business intelligence for the organization.
Thomas is a former Assistant Professor of Clinical Onco-Hematology at Hopital Henri Mondor in Paris, the largest unit of lymphoma patients in France. He is also a former member of Ari Melnick’s lab at the Weill Cornell Medical College, where he was the coPI of several high-impact research projects focused on prediction of resistance to chemotherapy in B-cell lymphoma and Bladder cancer.
CEO & MANAGEMENT BOARD CHAIRMAN
Jan-Philipp is passionate about transforming healthcare in Europe through partnership and innovation. As CEO, his overarching objective is to support EIT Health’s vision of connecting the healthcare needs of European citizens with policy makers and its incredible network of over 140 partners to deliver innovative healthcare solutions that can positively transform healthcare outcomes across Europe.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Jan-Philipp was EIT Health’s COO where he contributed significantly to developing the structure, system and processes of the organisation during its establishment phase, as well as managing the organisation’s initial portfolio of projects through active monitoring of performance and impact.
Dr. Thomas J.
FOUNDER & CHIEF SCIENTIST
Dr. Thomas J. Fuchs is the Founder and Chief Scientist at Paige. He is a pioneer in the groundbreaking field of computational pathology, using artificial intelligence to analyze images of tissue samples to identify disease, recommend treatment and predict outcome and was named one of the Top 100 AI Leaders in Drug Discovery and Advanced Healthcare in 2019. He is also the Dean of Artificial Intelligence and Human Health and Co-Director of the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Previously, he was Associate Professor for Machine Learning at Weill-Cornell University, Director of the Warren Alpert Center for Digital and Computational Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Research Technologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Dr. Fuchs holds a Doctor of Sciences from ETH Zurich in Machine Learning and a MS in Technical Mathematics from Graz Technical University in Austria.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Prem Sharma is the Co-Founder and CEO of DayToDay Health
Prem is a serial entrepreneur with experience in building and scaling multiple start-ups. Prem has a decade of strong entrepreneurial experience and a proven track record in managing the technology for high-growth companies across a variety of industries, including Healthcare, E-commerce, CRM, and consumer internet/mobile. His experience included creating industry-led AI-enabled Healthcare products used by millions of users globally. He holds an MBA from MIT Sloan and MSc from the London School of Economics. He has a personal interest in Design Thinking and Product Innovation.
MARKETING & CUSTOMER INNOVATION MANAGER
Fabrizio Bellina is the Marketing and Customer Innovation Manager at Roche Italy where he helps the teams to listen to the Italian health system in order to co-design innovative solutions that go beyond pharmaceuticals.
He has spent 13 years in sales, marketing and strategy in Pharma and Diagnostics, also globally. Obsessed by Design Thinking Innovation in order to drive business model transformation and define new Value Propositions to reach tangible business outcomes.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
With strong “T shaped” skills, Alessandro Monterosso is the ideator of PatchAi®, a digital medical platform for conversational and empathetic patient data collection that entered the market at the end of 2019.
Alessandro started his career as a Clinical Research Nurse at the University of Padua, he specialized in clinical research at Trieste University and later he completed the Master in International Healthcare, Economics and Policy from SDA Bocconi School of Management.
With PatchAI®, the first virtual assistant for patients enrolled in clinical research, his aim is to improve people’s quality of life and support pharmaceutical companies in offering safer, affordable and personalized drugs.
Alessandro conceives innovation in the Pharma & MDs Industries as an attitude, a commitment, a new state of mind - not only as an intersection between science, technology and business processes.
In 2020 Alessandro has been listed among Forbes 30 Under 30 Italy, in the Healthcare category.
VICE PRESIDENT INNOVATION &
Vincenzo is Digital Innovation and Business Excellence Director at AstraZeneca Italy, since December 2019. From January 2021 he is Vice president of Federated innovation - MIND District, Milan, also this year he Is part of AZ Transforming Enterprise Model Lead (EUCAN-US-Japan). Before he joined AstraZeneca he was part of Novo Nordisk – Italy from 2002 until 2013, than he started working for Diabetes Business Unit – AstraZeneca as Director in Milan.
As Digital Innovation and Business Excellence Director he Is leading the Growth through Innovation Strategy, the new AstraZeneca way to transform their business model, with the ambition to be the ranked 1 Innovative Pharma Company in 2025. In this role, Vincenzo is leading the following function to support AZ commercial ambition in the different TA and accelerate the Digital and Innovation roadmap they have set as a priority for our organization
CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER &
AI CENTER DIRECTOR
Victor Savevski is Chief Innovation Officer and AI Center Director at Humanitas. He is also Adjunct Professor at Humanitas University in Artificial Intelligence and Digital Health Systems in Medicine.
As Chief Digital Officer in Humanitas, he has launched over 50 digital health products, health media platforms, websites, apps and digital therapeutics. Currently being used by over 90 millions users. Starting up and managing a large team of developers, web managers, marketers and project managers to digitalize and grow the digital presence of the hospitals, university and research centers.
Now leading the Humanitas AI Center, focused on research and development on Clinical Applications based on Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning. Collaborations on numerous A.I projects developed with our team of data scientist, doctors and radiologists together with international institutions. Developing and scaling existing and patient facing digital health products.
DIGITAL HEALTH EVANGELIST, PODCASTER &
Tjasha Zajc, with her background in healthcare management and economics, is the host of the Faces of Digital Health podcast that has been broadcasting since 2017 with over 100 episodes available.
With guest speakers from around the world, her podcast analyzes various healthcare systems to offer a global picture of their development. Her focus is on exploring healthcare systems, the digital health market, and how stakeholders in these fields could be better connected to increase the speed of healthcare improvement.
If you’d like to learn more about the specific characteristics of healthcare systems around the globe, tune in to Tjasha’s fascinating podcast.
CEO & FOUNDER
CEO and Executive Director with international experience in the Health Tech, Medical Device and Pharma industries. During his career he led several strategic technology initiatives in Europe and the US, including PaaS and SaaS solutions from concept to product to market for connected drug delivery devices, digital therapeutics and decentralized clinical trials.
He is the co-founder & CEO of Mia-Care. He holds a Master Degree in Engineering and an Executive MBA.
PRINCIPAL & DIGITAL HEALTH LEAD
Felix heads digital health investments at Speedinvest, a European early stage venture capital fund that invests in early-stage tech founders across Europe and has built a portfolio of 15+ digital health companies in 8 countries. After studying public policy in Washington, D.C., Felix worked for the public health commissioner in his hometown Vienna, Austria, driving strategic reform initiatives across the public health system. He later joined global healthcare group Fresenius to expand a portfolio of rehabilitation services across Europe and Asia and the Austrian government as a ministerial advisor on technology policy. Felix joined Speedinvest in 2018 to work with a new generation of founders on reinventing digital health in Europe.
Marina is a transformative tech leader, an exemplar of the power of health coaching, a breast cancer superhero, and a passion-driven CEO. After moving to Amsterdam and receiving her breast cancer diagnosis, her mission became to help other women feel in control and beautiful. Shortly after her diagnosis, she received her health coaching certification, which guided her to discover an opportunity to innovate in the increasingly important field of health coaching. She founded YourCoach.Health as a practice management platform and interface for all things health coaching, to kickstart the Health Coaching Revolution. It’s Marina’s mission to bring the power of health coaching to as many people as possible. Out of the office, Marina enjoys boxing, wife-ing, mom-ing and catering to Bentley, her French bulldog and Chief Emotional Support Officer.
YourCoach.Health is your virtual home for all things health and wellness coaching. Built for coaches, by a health coach, it’s a practice management platform and one-stop-solution for cultivating coaching and client relationships and achieving real and lasting health outcomes.
VICE PRESIDENT - EVENTS & MEDIA CONTENT
Pascal is a digital health strategist and connector. He was appointed Vice President for content across events and media at HIMSS International in 2018. Before that, Pascal promoted grassroot innovation movements around the world for over 10 years as Health 2.0’s International Director - mentoring innovators, connecting stakeholders, linking startups with investors and customers, developing innovation adoption frameworks for pharma and insurance groups, and organising international matchmaking and hackathon events. He has also been part of several EU-funded projects focused on the digital health vertical, including the GET and eHealth Hub projects, where he was specifically in charge of accelerating investments and commercial traction for digital health solution providers in Europe.
Umang is the Managing Director, Value Based Care (UK & EU), he spends time making sure that safe, effective, and personalised healthcare is available to everyone, everywhere. He is also an NHS Paediatrician; he can be found treating children at Frimley Park Hospital on Fridays.
During his medical training, Umang realised that there needed to be more clinicians that understood and actively engaged in health management. In order to bridge the gap between clinicians and managers he joined the NHS Leadership Academy as a Clinical Fellow in 2012. This set him on an alternative medical career path which included being Head of Clinical Transformation at Aviva UK Health where he was responsible for a series of new initiatives in the model of healthcare delivery.
Umang has been at Babylon since the early days, joining as employee number 10, enjoying the rollercoaster that is start-up to scale-up.
DIGITAL HEALTH CONNECTOR
Aline Noizet is a connector by heart! Passionate about innovation and new technologies applied to healthcare, she is very people-focused and has a natural talent to connect people and build ecosystems around digital health. She very much enjoys organising and producing digital events and conferences.
Aside from working on her own projects as Digital Health Connector with different clients, Aline currently serves as Chief International Officer of Barcelona Health Hub, Social Network manager at nina capital and eHealth Enthusiast at Startup Colors.
Aline has strong international experience working with startups, helping them scale-up and connect with corporate companies. She was program manager for Bayer G4A (Grants4Apps) Accelerator programs in Barcelona, United States and Berlin, Business Development Director Europe for Health 2.0, a company showcasing the latest innovations in healthcare and partner of eHealth Hub, an EU project, supporting digital health SMEs. She co-founded Digital Health Innovators Barcelona, a local community bringing together the actors of the digital health ecosystem and she has been collaborating with institutions like Frontiers Health, GIANT, SXSW, Medica and Vision Health Pioneers
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